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Global Report – Epilepsy: a public health imperative

Epilepsy is a brain disease characterized by abnormal electrical activity causing seizures or unusual behaviour, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness. It carries neurological, cognitive, psychological and social consequences and accounts for a significant proportion [...]

June 20th, 2019|

The 2017 ILAE classification of seizure types and the epilepsies: what do people with epilepsy and their caregivers need to know?

The International League against Epilepsy (ILAE) published, in the April 2017 edition of Epilepsia, three companion articles on the classification of seizures and the epilepsies. These represent a long-awaited update on the original 1981 and [...]

May 9th, 2018|

Advocating for Better Epilepsy Management in Schools

An interactive toolkit and policy paper, focusing on improving the management of prolonged convulsive seizures for children in schools, were published in October 2017 by a multidisciplinary expert group consisting of clinical, patient and educational [...]

December 4th, 2017|

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